Two recently released studies provide considerable food for thought regarding where the problems really lie—and don’t lie—when it comes to averting rehospitalizations

Is it time to begin to rethink the current orthodoxy on avoidable readmissions? Or is it perhaps simply time to get more granular about the whole concept? The publication of new research on 30-day readmissions this week is providing everyone some food for thought on what elements in hospital readmissions are really significant when it comes to clinical and policy prescriptions. As we reported here, researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston have published a thought-provoking new study.

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